ABC NEWS: "(Lance) Armstrong Tearful Over Telling Kids Truth"
CBS NEWS: "Armstrong turns emotional in 2nd part of interview - Lance Armstrong loses his composure when Oprah Winfrey zeroed in on the emotional drama involving his personal life"
CNN: "House GOP plans vote on short-term debt measure"
Drudge Report: "STOCKS HIT 5 YEAR HIGH"
Fox News: "Twice as Many Americans Favor More Guns Over Banning Guns"
Politico: "Red State Dems complicate Obama's second term"
The Huffington Post: "NO CLOTHES - GOP Offers 3-Month Debt Extension... PELOSI: NO... Demands Clean Increase... Top Republican: GOP's 'No Budget, No Pay' Proposal Unconstitutional"
MSNBC/NBC News: "OFFICIALS: ONE AMERICAN KILLED, 2 ESCAPE ALGERIA HOSTAGE CRISIS
National Review Online "THE DEBT - Trillion-Dollar-Coin Fever"
News Busters: "Disgraced Journal News Removes Gun Owner Map"
Newsmax: "Nationwide High Noon Rallies to Oppose Obama's Gun Grab - Pro-gun activists plan to rally across America on Saturday to protest President Obama's proposals to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Rallies are planned in 49 state capitals, all at high noon"
The Weekly Standard: "Economic Face Off"
The Los Angeles Times: "Backyard nuclear shelter? $78,000 please"
The New York Times: "Terror, Prayer and Gunshots: Escapees Detail Sahara Ordeal"
The Washington Post: "Escaped hostages recount horrors in Algeria"
The Washington Times: "Obama administration eases path for ‘Dreamers’ to get behind the wheel"
The Guardian: "Last group of jihadists hold out in Algeria gas plant"
The Wall Street Journal: "American Is Killed in Algeria Siege"
BBC World News: "Hostage nations' Algeria concern"
The Jerusalem Post: "Hamas’s star rising in the West Bank"
Finally I add this one for pure fun and try to scan at least once per week just to tweak my OMG brainwave: Before It's News: "Bank Of America, No Guns Or Ammo Purchases With Credit Or Debit Cards,You Have To Hear This! Video"
This is just a smattering of the U.S. and various world news agencies that I read daily. From the looks of what they each consider "hard news" worthy of their top headline spot it becomes pretty obvious which should be given greater attention in a world where time is becoming the most important commodity available.
If you are a news junkie like myself, which of those listed above capture your attention as worthy of your daily perusal?